Gingival Clinical Markers
Recessed Gingival Margin

Recessed Gingival Margin

Position of the gingival margin and junctional epithelium – The position of the gingival margin and junctional epithelium is influenced by the enlargement or recession of gingiva or by the apical migration of the junctional epithelium along the root surface.

Recessed Gingival Margin – The gingival margin is more toward the apex of the tooth than normal:

  • Recessed gingival margin

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You have correctly identified the gingival margin as being recessed toward the apices of the teeth.